Eritrea urged to free political prisoners amid COVID-19 threat

“Prominent human rights groups have urged the government of Eritrea to “immediately and unconditionally” release political detainees held in the country’s jails amid the threat of the new coronavirus pandemic. In a statement released on Friday, Amnesty International said ;the overcrowded and unsanitary conditions’ in Eritrean prisons increase chances of transmission of COVID-19.”

via Al Jazeera